Pat Glass

MP, North West Durham

North West Durham Labour

Pat Glass’s voting in Parliament

Pat Glass is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Pat Glass’s votes.

  • Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Pat Glass’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Pat Glass’s full vote analysis page for more.

Pat Glass has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • EU Referendum Leaflet — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] 9 May 2016

    We are here to state the merits of a petition that I understand was started by Jayne Adye, who is the director of the Get Britain Out campaign. She is therefore not a disinterested person who is independent of the issue or whose only concern, as the petition claims, is about the spending of public money. We need to be honest about what this debate is about. It is yet another example of the...
  • EU Referendum Leaflet — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] 9 May 2016

    As the right hon. Gentleman said, I have sat through almost three hours of the debate very politely and courteously and listened to all of the arguments. If we are going to do this, we should get it right. This is a small issue, but the petition talks about the Government spending “money on biased campaigning to keep Britain inside the European Union” and about the “great...
  • EU Referendum Leaflet — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] 9 May 2016

    It is not. It is called “Labour In for Britain”. I am part of a Labour campaign. As far as I can see, the leaflet is entirely legal. It has been issued by the Government well in advance of the last 28 days of the referendum period, when section 125 of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 will apply and restrict publications about the referendum by bodies or...

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Labour MP for North West Durham

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Health
  • Social Services
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Fuel Poverty
  • Academies: Special Educational Needs
  • GCE AS-level

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (since 5 Jan 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (18 Sep 2015 to 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Pat Glass’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 71.75% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 68 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Pat Glass’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 138 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB Union (Northern Office)
Address of donor: 1 Mosley St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1YE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to pay for election leaflets

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 15 April 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my niece, Sarah Gannon, as an Apprentice.

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